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Dr. Yamuna R.

Associate Professor, Department of Sciences, School of Physical Sciences, Coimbatore

Qualification: BSc, MSc, Ph.D
r_yamuna@cb.amrita.edu
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Research Interest: Cobaloximes complexes, Designing of various medicinally important organic compounds, Functionalization of carbon nano materials with porphyrin and azo molecules for DSSC, Liquid Crystalline cobaloxime, Non- Linear Optical Material, Organometallic Compounds for H2 Production, Porphyrins, metal oxide nano particle for electrochemical and biochemical applications.

Bio

Dr. R. Yamuna working as an Associate Professor in Department of Sciences at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Ettimadai campus, since August 2006. Prior to her current position, she was working as a Lecturer in SRM University, Kattankulathur for one year. She completed her doctoral degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Currently, she is involved in teaching chemistry subjects for UG and PG courses. Her current research focuses on: a) Synthesis, characterization and liquid crystalline properties of cobaloximes b) Synthesis, characterization and NLO properties of porphyrin compounds c) Functionalization of carbon nano materials with organic compounds d) metal oxide nano particle for bio-medical and electrochemical applications e) Cyclodextrin inclusion complexes for sensor applications. She completed her CSIR, DST, DRDO and MHRD projects successfully. She is guiding many M.Sc., project and Ph.D. students. She has several international and national publications for her credit.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2022

Exchange of axial base ligand during the crystallization of rhodol linked chlorocobaloxime

Cite this Research Publication : Sarath, S., Anakha, D.R., Nguyen, H.-H., Yamuna, R., Exchange of axial base ligand during the crystallization of rhodol linked chlorocobaloxime
Chemical Engineering Communications, 2022, 209(5), pp. 696–701

Publisher : Chemical Engineering Communications

Year : 2022

Covalent functionalization of single-walled carbon nanotubes using meso-tetra(4-aminophenyl) porphyrin and its zinc complex

Cite this Research Publication : Prabhavathi, G., Anakha, D.R., Yamuna, R, Covalent functionalization of single-walled carbon nanotubes using meso-tetra(4-aminophenyl) porphyrin and its zinc complex, Chemical Engineering Communications, 2022, 209(10), pp. 1293–1303

Publisher : Chemical Engineering Communications

Year : 2021

Covalent linking of ni (ii) complex of meso tetra(4-aminophenyl) porphyrin with single-walled carbon nanotube and its photo-physical properties

Cite this Research Publication : Anakha, D.R., Yamuna, R., Covalent linking of ni (ii) complex of meso tetra(4-aminophenyl) porphyrin with single-walled carbon nanotube and its photo-physical properties, Rasayan Journal of Chemistry, 2021, 2021(Special Issue), pp. 118–125

Publisher : Rasayan Journal of Chemistry

Year : 2020

Encapsulation of N-phenyl p-phenylenediamine into β-CD: Spectral, molecular modelling studies and sensor application for detecting Fe2+ ion

Cite this Research Publication : D. Prema, Thamaraiselvi, S., and Dr. Yamuna R., “Encapsulation of N-phenyl p-phenylenediamine into β-CD: Spectral, molecular modelling studies and sensor application for detecting Fe2+ ion”, Journal of Molecular Liquids, vol. 319, p. 113990, 2020.

Publisher : Journal of Molecular Liquids

Year : 2018

Synthesis, Characterization and Liquid Crystalline Properties of 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane connected Long Alkyl Chain Dicobaloxime

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sarath and Dr. Yamuna R., “Synthesis, Characterization and Liquid Crystalline Properties of 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane connected Long Alkyl Chain Dicobaloxime”, Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 5. pp. 16748-16755, 2018.

Publisher : Materials Today: Proceedings

Year : 2018

Covalent functionalization and solubilization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes by using zinc and copper complexes of meso-tetra(4-aminophenyl) porphyrin

Cite this Research Publication : G. Prabhavathi, Dr. Yamuna R., and Jafer, A. C., “Covalent functionalization and solubilization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes by using zinc and copper complexes of meso-tetra(4-aminophenyl) porphyrin”, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, vol. 861, pp. 219-229, 2018.

Publisher : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

Year : 2018

Covalent functionalization and characterization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes using 5, 10, 15, 20-tetra(4-aminophenyl)porphyrinatonickel(II)

Cite this Research Publication : A. C. Jafer, Veetil, V. T., Prabhavathi, G., and Dr. Yamuna R., “Covalent functionalization and characterization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes using 5, 10, 15, 20-tetra(4-aminophenyl)porphyrinatonickel(II)”, Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, vol. 26, pp. 739-745, 2018.

Publisher : Fullerenes Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures

Year : 2017

Synthesis, Characterization and Photoluminescence Properties of Tetra-amino Phenylporphyrin Covalently Linked to Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Cite this Research Publication : G. PRABHAVATHI, Arjun, M., and Dr. Yamuna R., “Synthesis, Characterization and Photoluminescence Properties of Tetra-amino Phenylporphyrin Covalently Linked to Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, Journal of Chemical Sciences, vol. 129, pp. 699-706, 2017.

Publisher : Journal of Chemical Sciences, Springer India,

Year : 2016

Synthesis, characterization and thermal studies of 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane bridged dicobaloximes

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Yamuna R., Sarath, S., Kubandiran, K., Umadevi, M., and Chakkaravarthi, G., “Synthesis, characterization and thermal studies of 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane bridged dicobaloximes”, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, vol. 811, pp. 40-47, 2016.

Publisher : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

Year : 2015

Crystal structure of [2-methyl-1-(phenylsulfonyl)-1H-indol-3-yl](phenyl) methanone

Cite this Research Publication : M. Umadevi, Saravanan, V., Dr. Yamuna R., Mohanakrishnan, A. K., and Chakkaravarthi, G., “Crystal structure of [2-methyl-1-(phenylsulfonyl)-1H-indol-3-yl](phenyl) methanone”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, vol. 71, pp. 133–135, 2015.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications

Year : 2015

Crystal structure of (E)-diethyl 2-[(1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl)methylidene]succinate

Cite this Research Publication : M. Umadevi, Raju, P., Dr. Yamuna R., Mohanakrishnan, A. K., and Chakkaravarthi, G., “Crystal structure of (E)-diethyl 2-[(1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl)methylidene]succinate”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, vol. 71, pp. o1029-o1030, 2015.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications

Year : 2015

Crystal structure of N-[3-bromo-1-(phenylsulfonyl)-1H-indol-2-yl]methylbenzenesulfonamide

Cite this Research Publication : U. M., P., R., Dr. Yamuna R., A.K., M., and G., C., “Crystal structure of N-[3-bromo-1-(phenylsulfonyl)-1H-indol-2-yl]methylbenzenesulfonamide”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, vol. 71, pp. o756-o757, 2015.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications

Year : 2015

Crystal structure of (2-bromomethyl-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl)(phenyl) methanone

Cite this Research Publication : M. Umadevi, Saravanan, V., Dr. Yamuna R., Mohanakrishnan, A. K., and Chakkaravarthi, G., “Crystal structure of (2-bromomethyl-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl)(phenyl) methanone”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, vol. 71, pp. o86–o87, 2015.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications

Year : 2015

Crystal structure of 3-(2-nitrophenyl)-1-(1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl)propan-1-one

Cite this Research Publication : U. M., P., R., Dr. Yamuna R., A.K., M., and G., C., “Crystal structure of 3-(2-nitrophenyl)-1-(1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl)propan-1-one”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, vol. 71, pp. o892-o893, 2015.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications

Year : 2015

Crystal structure of (E)-2-(4-methoxystyryl)-3-methyl-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indole

Cite this Research Publication : U. M., P., R., Dr. Yamuna R., A.K., M., and G., C., “Crystal structure of (E)-2-(4-methoxystyryl)-3-methyl-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indole”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, vol. 71, pp. o723-o724, 2015.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications

Year : 2015

Crystal structure of ethyl 2-phenyl-9-phenylsulfonyl-9H-carbazole-3-carboxylate

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Yamuna R., Chakkaravarthi, G., Mohanakrishnan, A. K., Raju, P., and Umadevi, M., “Crystal structure of ethyl 2-phenyl-9-phenylsulfonyl-9H-carbazole-3-carboxylate”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, vol. 71, no. 10, pp. o725-o726, 2015.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications

Year : 2015

Crystal structure of 2-[2-phenyl-1-(phenylsulfonyl)ethyl]-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indole

Cite this Research Publication : Mab Umadevi, Raju, Pc, Dr. Yamuna R., Mohanakrishnan, A. Kc, and Chakkaravarthi, Ge, “Crystal structure of 2-[2-phenyl-1-(phenylsulfonyl)ethyl]-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indole”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, vol. 71, pp. o910-o911, 2015.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications

Year : 2014

Crystal structure of 2-(2,4-di\-chloro\-phen\-yl)-4-hydroxy-9-phenyl\-sulfonyl-9\it H-carbazole-3-carbaldehyde

Cite this Research Publication : M. Umadevi, Ramalingam, B. M., Dr. Yamuna R., Mohanakrishnan, A. K., and Chakkaravarthi, G., “Crystal structure of 2-(2,4-di\-chloro\-phen\-yl)-4-hydroxy-9-phenyl\-sulfonyl-9\it H-carbazole-3-carbaldehyde”, Acta Crystallographica Section E, vol. 70, pp. 466–468, 2014.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section Ehttps://doi.org/10.1107/S1600536814024064

Year : 2014

Azo Functionalized Graphene Oxide: Synthesis Characterization and Photoluminescence Property

Cite this Research Publication : " Azo Functionalized Graphene Oxide: Synthesis Characterization and Photoluminescence Property" ,Journal of chemical sciences, vol. 126, 2014.

Publisher : Journal of chemical science

Year : 2014

Synthesis, characterization and photoluminescence properties of graphene oxide functionalized with azo molecules

Cite this Research Publication : R. DEVI, PRABHAVATHI, G., Dr. Yamuna R., Ramakrishnan, S., and NIKHIL K. KOTHURKAR, “Synthesis, characterization and photoluminescence properties of graphene oxide functionalized with azo molecules”, Journal of Chemical Sciences, vol. 126, pp. 75–83, 2014.

Publisher : Journal of Chemical Sciences

Year : 2013

Synthesis, Characterization and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Graphene oxide covalently Functionalized with 5,10,15,20 Mesotetra (4-aminophenyl) Porphyrin

Cite this Research Publication : R. Yamuna, S. Ramakrishnan, Keerthy Dhara, Nikhil K. Kothurkar, R. Devi, E. Kirubha and P. K. Palanisamy, Synthesis, Characterization and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Graphene oxide covalently Functionalized with 5,10,15,20 Mesotetra (4-aminophenyl) Porphyrin, Journal of nano particle research, 15:1399

Publisher : Journal of nano particle research

Year : 2013

1-(2-Bromomethyl-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl) propan-1-one

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online

Year : 2013

(Z)-3-(1-Chloroprop-1-enyl)-2-methyl-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indole

Cite this Research Publication : M. Umadevi, Saravanan, V., Dr. Yamuna R., Mohanakrishnan, A. K., and Chakkaravarthi, G., “(Z)-3-(1-Chloroprop-1-enyl)-2-methyl-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indole”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, vol. 69, no. 12, pp. o1781-o1781, 2013.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online

Year : 2013

Synthesis, characterization, and nonlinear optical properties of graphene oxide functionalized with tetra-amino porphyrin

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Yamuna R., Ramakrishnan, Sb, Keerthy Dhara, Devi, Ra, Kothurkar, N. Kb, Kirubha, Ec, and Palanisamy, P. Kc, “Synthesis, characterization, and nonlinear optical properties of graphene oxide functionalized with tetra-amino porphyrin”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, vol. 15, 2013.

Publisher : Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Year : 2013

(E)-1-[2-(4-Chloro-2-nitrostyryl)-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl] propan-1-one

Cite this Research Publication : Ma Umadevi, Saravanan, Vb, Dr. Yamuna R., Mohanakrishnan, A. Kb, and Chakkaravarthi, Gd, “(E)-1-[2-(4-Chloro-2-nitrostyryl)-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl] propan-1-one”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, vol. 69, p. o1784, 2013.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online

Year : 2013

(E)-1-[2-(4-Fluoro-2-nitrostyryl)-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl] propan-1-one

Cite this Research Publication : M. Umadevi, Saravanan, V., Dr. Yamuna R., Mohanakrishnan, A. K., and Chakkaravarthi, G., “(E)-1-[2-(4-Fluoro-2-nitrostyryl)-1-phenylsulfonyl-1H-indol-3-yl] propan-1-one”, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, vol. 69, pp. 1780–1780, 2013.

Publisher : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online

Year : 2010

biological

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Yamuna R., ,, Chakkaravarthid, G., ,, and Saravanan, V., “biological ”, Chakkaravarthi et al.(2008, 2010)., 2010.


Publisher : Chakkaravarthi

Year : 2006

Cobaloximes with mixed dioximes of glyoxime and diphenylglyoxime: synthesis, characterization, CV, X-ray studies, and crystal packing

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta, Dr. Yamuna R., and Mandal, D., “Cobaloximes with mixed dioximes of glyoxime and diphenylglyoxime: synthesis, characterization, CV, X-ray studies, and crystal packing”, Organometallics, vol. 25, pp. 706–714, 2006.

Publisher : Organometallics

Year : 2003

Synthesis and characterization of and cis-trans influence in cobaloximes with glyoxime as the equatorial ligand

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta, Dr. Yamuna R., Singh, V., and Tiwari, U., “Synthesis and characterization of and cis-trans influence in cobaloximes with glyoxime as the equatorial ligand”, Organometallics, vol. 22, pp. 226–232, 2003.

Publisher : ACS Publications

Year : 2003

Organocobaloximes with mixed dioxime equatorial ligands: A convenient one-pot synthesis. X-ray structures and cis-trans influence studies

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta, Singh, V., Dr. Yamuna R., Barclay, T., and Cordes, W., “Organocobaloximes with mixed dioxime equatorial ligands: A convenient one-pot synthesis. X-ray structures and cis-trans influence studies”, Organometallics, vol. 22, pp. 2670–2678, 2003.

Publisher : ACS Publications

Year : 2001

Organocobaloximes with mixed dioxime equatorial ligands: a convenient one-pot synthesis. X-ray crystal structures of BnCo III (dmgH)(dpgH) Py and BnCO III (chgH)(dpgH) py

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta, Dr. Yamuna R., Singh, V., Tiwari, U., Barclay, T., and Cordes, W., “Organocobaloximes with mixed dioxime equatorial ligands: a convenient one-pot synthesis. X-ray crystal structures of BnCo III (dmgH)(dpgH) Py and BnCO III (chgH)(dpgH) py”, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, vol. 627, pp. 80–92, 2001.

Publisher : Elsevier

Year : 2001

Homolytic displacements at carbon in organocobaloximes: Reactions of organocobaloximes with free radical precursor with two radical centres

Cite this Research Publication : B. Gupta, Oberoi, M., Mandal, D., Tiwari, U., Dr. Yamuna R., Vijaikanth, V., and Singh, V., “Homolytic displacements at carbon in organocobaloximes: Reactions of organocobaloximes with free radical precursor with two radical centres”, Indian Journal of Chemistry Section a-Inorganic Bio-Inorganic Physical Theoretical & Analytical Chemistry, vol. 40, pp. 986-988, 2001.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Chemistry

Year : 2000

Synthesis, characterization and cis-trans influence in cobaloximes with nioxime

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta, Qanungo, K., Dr. Yamuna R., Pandey, A., Tewari, U., Vijaikanth, V., Singh, V., Barclay, T., and Cordes, W., “Synthesis, characterization and cis-trans influence in cobaloximes with nioxime”, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, vol. 608, pp. 106 - 114, 2000.

Publisher : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

Year : 2000

Organocobaloximes with mixed-dioxime equatorial ligands: a one-pot synthesis

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta, Singh, V., Qanungo, K., Vijaikanth, V., Dr. Yamuna R., Barclay, T., and Cordes, W., “Organocobaloximes with mixed-dioxime equatorial ligands: a one-pot synthesis”, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, vol. 602, no. 1-2, pp. 1 - 4, 2000.

Publisher : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

Conference Paper

Year : 2014

A Comparative study of porphyrin functionalized carbon nano materials

Publisher : 1st International symposium on Nanoparticle/Nanomaterial and Applications (ISN2A)

Year : 2011

Azo functionalized graphene oxide: synthesis and characterization

Cite this Research Publication : R. Devi, Ramakrishnan, S., Keerthy Dhara, NIKHIL K. KOTHURKAR, and Dr. Yamuna R., “Azo functionalized graphene oxide: synthesis and characterization”, in 2nd International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN- 2011) , Guwahati, 2011.

Publisher : ICANN- 2011

Year : 2009

Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial activity of cobalt(II) complexes of various alkyl substituted 2,6-Diphenyl-1-aza-7-oxa-4-spiro[2,5] octanes

Cite this Research Publication : S. Asha and Dr. Yamuna R., “Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial activity of cobalt(II) complexes of various alkyl substituted 2,6-Diphenyl-1-aza-7-oxa-4-spiro[2,5] octanes”, in International Conference on Coordination & Organometallic Chemistry (ICCOC-2009), Bharathiyar university, 2009.

Publisher : Bharathiyar university

Year : 2008

Crystal engineering in cobaloximes: Lamellar, pillared, tubular and helical assemblies assisted by C-H…O, C-H…Cl and C-H…pi interactions

Publisher : International symposium on Structural bioinformatics: Structure and functions of macromolecules (BIOFEST-08)

Year : 2004

Synthesis, Characterization and Oxygen Insertion Studies in Cobaloximes with Mesityl Glyoxime as Equatorial Ligand: X-ray Crystal Structure

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta, Mandal, D., and Dr. Yamuna R., “Synthesis, Characterization and Oxygen Insertion Studies in Cobaloximes with Mesityl Glyoxime as Equatorial Ligand: X-ray Crystal Structure”, in 6th National Symposium in Chemistry, I.I.T Kanpur, 2004.

Publisher : I.I.T Kanpur

Year : 2004

Synthesis, Characterization and Oxygen Insertion of Cobaloximes with Glyoxime Equatorial Ligand: Novel Helical Supramolecular Structure Assisted by C-H..O Interactions

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta and Dr. Yamuna R., “Synthesis, Characterization and Oxygen Insertion of Cobaloximes with Glyoxime Equatorial Ligand: Novel Helical Supramolecular Structure Assisted by C-H.O Interactions”, in 6th National Symposium in Chemistry, I.I.T Kanpur, 2004.

Publisher : I.I.T Kanpur

Year : 2003

Cobaloximes with Mixed Dioxime Equatorial Ligand: Synthesis, characterization and X-ray studies

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta and Dr. Yamuna R., “Cobaloximes with Mixed Dioxime Equatorial Ligand: Synthesis, characterization and X-ray studies ”, in 5th National Symposium in Chemistry, Chennai, 2003.

Publisher : CLRI, Chennai

Year : 2001

Alkylcobaloximes with Mixed Dioxime Equatorial Ligands: A Convenient One Pot Synthesis

Cite this Research Publication : B. D. Gupta, Singh, V., Dr. Yamuna R., and Tewari, U., “Alkylcobaloximes with Mixed Dioxime Equatorial Ligands: A Convenient One Pot Synthesis ”, in 3rd National Symposium in Chemistry, Panjab University, 2001.

Publisher : Panjab University

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2019

Covalent Functionalization and Characterization of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes with Cu (II) Complexes of Meso-tetra(4-Aminophenyl)porphyrin

Cite this Research Publication : V. T. Veetil, Prabhavathi, G., and Dr. Yamuna R., “Covalent Functionalization and Characterization of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes with Cu (II) Complexes of Meso-tetra(4-Aminophenyl)porphyrin”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 577, p. 012091, 2019.

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

Year : 2018

Synthesis, Characterization and liquid crystalline properties of 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane connected long alkyl chain Dicobaloximes

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sarath, R. Yamuna, () Synthesis, Characterization and liquid crystalline properties of 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane connected long alkyl chain Dicobaloximes, Materials today proceedings, 5, 16748-16755. (I.F – 0.8)

Publisher : Materials today proceedings

Year : 2014

A Comparative study of porphyrin functionalized carbon nanomaterials

Cite this Research Publication : A Comparative study of porphyrin functionalized carbon nanomaterials, R. Yamuna*, S. Ramakrishnan, G. Prabhavathi, and Nikhil K. Kothurkar, 1st International symposium on Nanoparticle/Nanomaterial and Applications (ISN2A), organized by New University of Lisbon, Portugal, 20th-22nd January.

Publisher : 1st International symposium on Nanoparticle/Nanomaterial and Applications (ISN2A)

Year : 2011

Synthesis and Characterization of 5,10,15,20 meso tetra (4-aminophenyl) porphyrin-functionalized graphene oxide

Cite this Research Publication : Keerthy Dhara, Ramakrishnan, S., Devi, R., NIKHIL K. KOTHURKAR, and Dr. Yamuna R., “Synthesis and Characterization of 5,10,15,20 meso tetra (4-aminophenyl) porphyrin-functionalized graphene oxide”, in 2nd International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology(ICANN-2011), Guwahati, 2011.

Publisher : ICANN-2011

Academic Qualifications
Degree/Program Institution
Ph. D. (Chemistry) Indian Institute of technology Kanpur, India
MSc (Applied Chemistry) Anna University, Chennai, India
BSc (Chemistry) RVG Govt. Arts college, Chenglepet
Professional Appointments
Position Held Institute/University
Associate Professor Department of Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Assistant Professor (SG) Department of Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Sr. Lecturer Department of Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Lecturer Department of Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
NSS Officer Department of Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Lecturer SRM Institute,Kattankulathur
Research

Detailed Research Interest

  1. Area of interest
    1. Interest 1: Cobaloxime containing liquid crystalline materials
    2. Interest 2: non-linear optical materials
    3. Interest 3: organic molecules functionalized carbon nano materials for    opto-electronic applications
    4. Interest 4: biologically active organic molecules
    5. Interest 5: metal oxide nano particle for biomedical and electrochemical applications
    6. Interest 6: Β-cyclodextrin inclusion compounds and its sensor applications
  2. Key words: Cobaloxime, porphyrin, azo molecules, cyclodextrin, carbon nano materials, solvatochromism, single crystal Xrd

Projects

Sponsored Projects (Status)
Years Funding Agency Title of Project Amount of Grant (Rs.) Investigators Status
2009-2012 CSIR Synthesis, characterization and liquid crystalline studies of azo and Schiff base containing porphyrin complex 17 Lakhs PI: R. Yamuna, Co-PI: Sivadayanidhi& S. Asha Completed
2012-2015 DST Synthesis, characterization and liquid crystalline studies of bridged dicobaloximes 28 lakhs PI: R. Yamuna Completed
2010-2013 DRDO Development of new and efficient photo sensitizer for dye solar cell. 45 Lakhs PI:D. Kumaresan Co-PI: K. Nikhiland R. Yamuna Completed
2013-17 MHRD Synthesizing and characterizing novel porphyrins with different chromophores for developing optoelectronic materials and devices 2.5 Crore One of the Co-PI in Centre Completed
Research Guidance

PhD Scholars:
Completed: 3

  1. M. Umadevi, Crystal Structure Determination of Some Biologically Important Molecules. Completed in 2016.
  2. G. Prabhavathy, Mesotetra (4-Amino Phenyl) Porphyrin And Azo Molecules Functionalized Carbon Nano Materials: Synthesis, Characterization and Photoluminescence Properties. Completed In 2020.
  3. Mrinmoy Maiti, Fluorescence modulated theranostic Prodrug for cancer treatment and imaging. Completed in 2023.

Ongoing: 3

  1. Anakha
  2. Vyshnavi
  3. Shree Haripriya
Awards & Achievements

Awards

  1. Received Fast Track Young Scientist project from SERB-DST – 2011
  2. Institute fellowship, I.I.T. Kanpur in
  3. Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) of CSIR, New Delhi in 2002
  4. Member, Board of Studies, Int. MSc and MSc., Chemistry, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, 2015-2018.
  5. Member, Board of studies, Int.MSc., Chemistry, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, 2021- till now.
  6. Associate editor for the journal of “Frontiers in chemistry”
  7. Reviewer for the following journals: Journal of organic chemistry (ACS), ACS Omega, ACS-applied nano materials, Journal of Nanomaterials and molecular nano technology, Journal of nano particle research, Journal of Optical Engineering and Applications, Journal of Nanomaterials and molecular nano technology, Frontiers in chemistry, New journal of chemistry

Membership in Professional Bodies

  1. Life Member in “Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering
  2. Member in American chemical society in 2015
Teaching
  1. UG Theory:
    • B.Tech Chemistry
    • Corrosion science
    • Instrumentation techniques
    • Polymers for electronics
  2. PG/Ph.D. Theory
    • Concepts in inorganic chemistry
    • Coordination chemistry
    • Organometallic chemistry
    • Polymer for electronics
    • Advanced materials
    • Bio-inorganic chemistry
    • Corrosion Science
  3. UG Labs
    • B.Tech lab
    • Physical chemistry lab
    • Inorganic quantitative lab
    • Inorganic qualitative lab
  4. PG Labs
    • Gravimetric analysis
    • Inorganic quantitative and semi micro analysis
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